Articles Tagged: Whiskey

Peach Scotch Smash

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Smashing up some peaches and adding a little booze makes for a damn fine drink! This simple recipe is light enough for summer but has a great whiskey kick.

This recipe uses a mellow blended scotch, but Canadian or Irish whiskey would also work well.… Read more

Whiskey and Cheese: Together at Last

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If I made a list of my favorite things to ingest, cheese and whiskey would definitely be in the top five. So excuse me while I get all ooey-gooey about the whiskey & cheese session I went to at the Cheese School of San Francisco on Friday. The word “school” in the name might make you think of a classroom but it’s more like a big dinner party with 10 world-class cheeses, five diverse international … Read more

Dewar’s Rob Roy

Rob Roy MacGregor (1670-1734) fought to protect the farmers’ way of life, earning the respect of this fellow Highlanders and a prison sentence for treason. He escaped (several times, actually) and lived the remainder of his life as an outlaw. The Rob Roy cocktail was created in 1894 to celebrate the opening of the Herald Square musical that paid homage to this Scottish folk hero. Courtesy of Dewar’s Scotch Whisky.… Read more

Whiskey Sour

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The Whiskey Sour, is arguably the most popular of the Sour Family of classic cocktails. People have been drinking whiskey sours for well over 150 years, having sprung up it the 1850’s or 1860’s.  The first print mention of a Whiskey Sour recipe appeared in a Waukesha, Wisconsin newspaper in 1870. … Read more

Washington Apple

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Waldorf Cocktail

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Rob Roy (Scotch Manhattan)

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New Yorker

A great cocktail for a great town!… Read more

Kentucky Cocktail

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Highball

Invented for railway workers in a hurry in the 1890s, highballs became wildly popular in the 1920s. Named after a railway signal for trains in a hurry, this cocktail can be quickly made right in the glass, hence it’s popularity in the 20s. This classic cocktail remains a staple to today.… Read more